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Sep 23, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, September 23, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about Hillary Clinton's plans for an inheritance tax; how Yahoo's massive data breach will affect Verizon's plans to purchase the company for $5 billion; and why one listener, as part of our "Secretary of the…

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How a gas shortage got worse with panic buying

Sep 23, 2016
Gas stations in the Nashville region reported a 50 percent spike in customers last weekend.
Zeroed out: A a Shell station in Nashville was out of gas earlier during the Colonial Pipeline closure.
Chas Sisk/WPLN

Manufacturing lags overall economy

Sep 23, 2016
Data on industrial production and business activity don't indicate a broad-based rebound in manufacturing is likely in the near term.
A worker handles an engine at a Dodge assembly plant in Detroit, Michigan.
Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

Clinton tweaks estate tax proposal to raise rates at the top

Sep 23, 2016
Trump would repeal this tax on the very wealthy, while Clinton would increase it.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally at UNC Greensboro on Thursday. 
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

The economic impact of a major new museum

Sep 23, 2016
Washington, D.C. is opening a new museum on the history of African-Americans.
A statue of Colorado pioneer and former slave Clara Brown is on display next to a preserved slave cabin at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Yahoo's massive data breach may not have included unprotected passwords

Sep 23, 2016
Yahoo's massive data breach, the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and a look at what led to Nashville's gas shortage.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about Hillary Clinton’s plans for an inheritance tax; how Yahoo’s massive data breach will affect Verizon’s plans to purchase the company for $5 billion; and why one listener, as part of our “Secretary of the Future” series, thinks we should keep an eye on autonomous cars.  

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC